Snoflake 's quilted handbag ($89, Fresh Collective , 692 Queen West, 416-594-1313, www.freshcollective.com) belts shut with a vintage monogrammed handkerchief.
Found fabrics find their way into Stelle 's collection of crafty chic sacks including this tuliped brunch bag style ($120, Fresh Collective , 692 Queen West, 416-594-1313, www.studiostelle.co).
Fab ad sign fonts and graphic designs blow up on Atelier Scrap 's eco-savvy tote ( Winkel , 1107 Queen East, 416-465-4247, www.atelierscrap.ca).
Harvey's co-founders, Dana and Melanie Harvey , started their bag biz by weaving scavenged seatbelts from their 1950 Buick ($125, Australian Boot Company , 791 Queen West, 416-504-2411, www.seatbeltbag.com).
Montreal's Jen Ham lace-appliqués and over-stitches her Easter-egg-basket-inspired Penny bag ($140, Skirt , 903 Dundas West, 647-436-3357, www.jenham.com).